Friday, June 20, 2014 - Journée Portes Ouvertes at Parc Jean-Drapeau

MONTREAL, June 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark the official arrival of summer, Parc Jean-Drapeau cordially invites the public to the Journée Portes Ouvertes on Friday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Come and discover a wide array of activities that will be available every day all summer long!

It's time to take advantage of this opportunity - most of the activities are either free or at discount prices! And to cap off this special Day, a free ILESONIQ DJ Beach Party electronic music show will be presented from 4 to 9 p.m.


  • Beach: free admission, swimming, children's games, trampoline, beach volleyball (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), animation, music, games, gifts and zumba lessons (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    • Free show ILESONIQ DJ Beach Party (4 to 9 p.m.)
    • Teletraction wakeboarding - TTS: 50% off on introductory teletraction wakeboarding lessons
    • Yoga and stand-up paddleboard fitness classes - KSF: 50 % off
    • Boats - Écorécréo: 50% off on boat rentals (canoes, kayaks, mayaks and pedal boats)
  • Aquatic complex: free admission, swimming and water games (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
    • Bike rentals Écorécréo: 50% off on bike rentals
    • Segway Écorécréo: try out a Segway for free on a closed-off course, near the Pavillon de la Tunisie
  • La Ronde: one free ticket with the purchase of another ticket at the regular price, upon presentation of one coupon only, available at the reception Pavilion, the Aquatic Complex, the ticket counter at the Beach and on the Parc Jean-Drapeau website
  • Biosphère, Environment Museum: free admission and exhibitions
  • Dragon-boat at the Olympic Basin: a free one-hour introductory course by H2oplayground from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the first 20 people that arrive
  • G1 Tour : display of a Lamborghini and a Ferrari at the subway exit
  • Transportation and parking
    • AML river shuttle: return trip is free with the purchase of a departure ticket (9:35 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.)
    • Parking fee reduced to $5: P1, P2, P4, P5, P9, P10, P11
    • Biking
    • Jean-Drapeau subway station

About Parc Jean-Drapeau
Located five minutes from downtown Montréal, Parc Jean-Drapeau presents a wide range of recreation-tourism attractions, making it a unique place in Canada in this regard. For all the details on activities at Parc Jean-Drapeau, please go to the website:


For further information:

Martine Venne
Media Relations and Social Media Consultant
Société du parc Jean-Drapeau
514 977-3330 or

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